After a brief servicing stop in Missouri Valley, UP 844, the 'Shiloh Limited', rolls south towards Council Bluffs.
Looking like they're on top of the world are UP 844 and the E9s with UP Train STPCB 08 on the way to Omaha-Council Bluffs rolling up the UP Falls City Sub. in a particularly rural area.
UP 844 and the E9s slow for a brief stop at the Sante Fe Depot in Atchison with UP Train STPCB 08 on the UP Falls City Sub. en route to Omaha-Council Bluffs. Picture taking location? The cupola ... (more)
UP 844 and the E9s are now on the UP KC Metro Sub. at North Cypress Jct. on UP Train STPCB 08, where they will head towards the UP Falls City Sub., taking them to Omaha-Council Bluffs this evening... (more)
A UP steam crew member is checking out the UP 844 as they wait for a meet ahead to take place as the sun is about to set 11/2/11. The steam was being blown to the south from a brisk north wind, co... (more)
The meet has been made, and the steam special blasts off west towards Dalhart TX minutes after sunset 11/2/11.
The Arizona/New Mexico Centennial special waits behind an autorack train during the last 15 minutes of light at Conlen, TX 11/2/11. Both trains were waiting for an eastbound stack train to take th... (more)
Greyhound UP 844 heads down Medbury Hill with the Idaho Centennial Special. The train spent the night in Boise and is headed for Pocatello. DDA40X 6936 is providing the necessary dynamic braking. ... (more)
"Nice and easy now" says steam engineer and manager Dickens(far left) as he radios the onboard engineer to ease her into the spur track to tie up for the night. Moving onto this track at a bone ch... (more)
"Steaming Out of El Reno": Having just crossed the North Canadian River and into open farmland, UP 844 steps up the pace as it heads northward on its trek to Wichita, KS. Hard to be... (more)
Employees of the UP Steam program gather on and around the front of the 844 one day before the departure for Omaha where the UP steam program will celebrate it's 50th year.
"Awaiting Departure in the Wheat Belt" UP 844 waits patiently in the morning light for the 8 AM depature from El Reno, OK.
After a long steam train chase, could their really be a better finale? The northern is looking nice, the Mopac heritage engine (UP 1982) is shiny and clean, and all the while the Bill Emerson Memo... (more)
844 is taking the day off while getting some much needed, an deserved, TLC before guiding the Shiloh Limited to Kansas City.